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(RNS) — A growing number of Americans do not follow a religion. Yet, author David Zahl believes details of their lives are still ruled by some sort of a religious impulse.

(RNS) — Grammy Award-winning artist Michael W. Smith hopes to share the secrets of his success with students at Liberty University this coming fall. He'll be joined by Kevin Jonas, the father and original manager of the Jonas Brothers, the sibling rock trio.

The portion of the Bible that includes Joshua, Judges, 1-2 Samuel, and 1-2 Kings was finalized and edited during the Babylonian exile, when Israel desperately needed to know their history and God's purpose for them as his people. Exile was a time of lost memories, despair, and desperation.

WASHINGTON (BP) -- One is a former FBI agent, the other a longtime missionary. In their respective ways, they're intent on raising awareness of Christians facing persecution across the world.

SAN FRANCISCO (BP) -- Tweets that dehumanize a person because of that person's religion are no longer allowed on Twitter, the company announced Tuesday (July 9).

Who can resist seeing a phone number (and not those fake 555 numbers) and wondering, Is it real?

Joshua is an amazing testimony of how God worked in the lives of a people (Israel) who lived in a world that expected God to fit its ideas and deliver success. Sometimes it is a challenge to really see God through the filter of this world and our expectations.

Today we look at the most famous story in the book called Joshua, which Cecil B. DeMille could have turned into a multimillion dollar hit movie. But this is so much more.

What can I tell you about the love of Jesus Christ and the wonders of a faith-filled life in less time than it takes you to read this sentence?

APEX, N.C. (RNS) — On a Tuesday evening under the roof of a public picnic shelter, a group of women ages 20 to 55 groaned through a series of high-intensity exercises in the 88-degree heat and humidity.